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adjoin - be next to
predecessor - former occupant of a post
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
stipend - pay for services
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
pillage - plunder
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom